FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
To ensure that your visit to Melbourne and the experience of the conference is as enjoyable as possible, here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions which will hopefully provide you with all the information you need.
We encourage you to read through this before you attend. Please contact us if you have a question that we haven’t answered.
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Where is the conference venue?
The LCANZ 2023 Conference will be held at the Rydges Hotel in Exhibition Street, Melbourne.
Hotel in Melbourne | Melbourne Accommodation | Rydges Melbourne CBD
Is there parking at the venue?
Yes there is onsite parking at the Rydges
How do I get from the airport to the Conference Venue?
– 40 minute drive from Melbourne Airport
During the Conference
What is the dress code for the conference?
Dress code is smart casual.
Where do I register on the day?
At the Registration Desk – Level 1 at Rydges, Melbourne
How do I gain entry to the Conference?
All delegates and exhibitors will be provided with a name badge, which will give you access to all sessions. Please ensure you always wear your name badge.
Will there be internet available?
Free wireless internet access is available for the duration of the Conference. The password and login details will be available at the Conference.
PLEASE NOTE: The internet is not to be used to view or download any illicit material, including movies, music etc.
How will I know if there have been any changes to the program?
Any changes to the Conference program will be announced during housekeeping notices each morning. You may also check with our staff at the Registration Desk.
As a courtesy to other delegates, please ensure that all mobile phones are turned off or in silent mode during all sessions.
Photographs, videos, recording of sessions
Delegates are not permitted to use any type of camera or recording device at any of the sessions unless written permission has been obtained from the relevant speaker.
What is included in my registration?
Full Registration includes:
- Access to all sessions during the Conference, from 20-21 October 2023
- Name badge
- Morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch from 20-21 October 2023
Day registration includes:
- Access to the sessions on your chosen day
- Name badge
- Morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch for that chosen day
A ticket to the Conference Dinner is not included in above registration types and it can be purchased separately during the online registration.
I have special dietary requirements – will I be served the correct food?
If you have advised upon registration of any special dietary requirements, the caterers at each function have been provided these. A special buffet table will be set during the day for special diets. If you are unsure, please see the staff at the Registration Desk.
How do I pay for my accommodation?
To book your accommodation at the Rydges venue please use our dedicated below. Alternatively, you can source your own accommodation.
Speaker, Chairperson or Poster Presenter
I am a speaker, what should I do?
Please bring your PowerPoint presentation on USB with you to the Registration Desk on arrival at the conference. You will then be directed to the Speakers’ Preparation Room for the AV Technician to upload your presentation. A technician will be present in this room at all times. There will be facilities to test and modify your presentation if required.
All presentations need to be 16:9 in ratio.
Speakers are requested to assemble in their session room 5 minutes before the commencement of the session if possible, to meet with their session chair and to familiarise themselves with the room and the audio-visual equipment.
I am a chairperson, what should I do?
If you are a chairperson, you will receive speaker information and session guidelines prior to arriving at the conference. If you have additional questions, please contact:
Cancellation and Disclaimer
The Conference reserves the right to amend or alter any advertised details relating to dates, program and speakers if necessary, without notice, because of circumstances beyond their control. All attempts have been made to keep any changes to an absolute minimum.